UPDATE: Boat connected to missing person retrieved from Missouri River

Search for missing woman continues


A boat has been recovered from the Missouri River near Blair in the search for a missing woman.

Harrison County (Iowa) 911 received a call at 11:56 p.m. on May 29 that a boat had sank near the Tyson Bend Wildlife Area in Iowa on the Missouri River and a 20-year-old woman was reported missing, according to a release from the Harrison County Sheriff's Office. 

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Mondamin Fire and Rescue, Modale Fire and Rescue, Missouri Valley Fire and Rescue, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, U.S Fish and Wildlife Services, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Blair Police Department, Blair Fire and Rescue, Southwest Iowa Dive Team, Yutan Dive Team, Harrison County Emergency Management and Shelby County Emergency Management responded to the incident.

Recovery efforts to find the woman were suspended Monday due to hazardous conditions but resumed Tuesday. 

Harrison County Emergency Management reported that the boat was recovered Tuesday afternoon and the efforts to find the missing woman will continue. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Iowa Department of Natural Resources at (515) 725-8200 or the Harrison County Sheriffs’s Office (712) 644-2244. 

Check back with the Enterprise as more details become available.